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  • Evaluating Potential New Homes

    7 August 2020

    When a person is in the market to buy a home, they will have a number of important decisions that they will have to make. One of the most important decisions can be whether to opt for a newly built home or one that has potentially existed for decades or longer. Here are some factors to consider when evaluating new homes for sale. Appreciate the Protection a Builder's Warranty Can Provide

  • 3 Reasons Property Managers Should Completely Remove Asbestos From Commercial Buildings

    22 June 2020

    Commercial properties were commonly built with asbestos-containing materials — asbestos is fire-resistant and provides extra durability for material like insulation, floor tile, and drywall. Unfortunately, its health risks were only discovered later. Many property managers now own buildings containing asbestos, and there are special regulations regarding its management due to the health risk that it poses. If your building contains asbestos, you don't necessarily have to remove it. Asbestos is only dangerous when its fibers are released into the air, so many building owners choose to simply manage it in place and avoid disturbing it rather than removing it.

  • What To Test A Well For

    28 April 2020

    Water wells should be checked periodically to ensure that the system is functioning properly, and the quality of the water is good. If you own a home that relies on well water, here are several different items to test the well system for. Inspect the Mechanical Components The mechanical components of a well system should be inspected regularly to ensure that they're in proper working order. Any issues that are noticed will be far easier to fix if you catch them before they become major problems, and minor issues can be fixed during normal business hours.

  • Giving Parents A Space In Your Custom Home: What To Look For In A Mother-In-Law Suite

    9 March 2020

    Adding a mother-in-law suite to your custom home can be a great way to give your parents a place to stay when they are in town. The suite can also be used as an alternative to a nursing home or assisted living facility. When choosing a floor plan, there are several things to take into consideration. Use the following guide to help determine the layout and features that make the most sense for your new home.